Taxon  Report   6521 
Pinus ponderosa  Laws.
bull pine,  pitch pine, ponderosa pine, silver pine, western yellow pine

Pinus ponderosa
© 2010 Keir Morse
Pinus ponderosa
© 1987 Matt Strieby
Pinus ponderosa, a gymnosperm, is a tree that is native to California and is also found outside of California, but is confined to western North America.

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Pinus ponderosa
© 2008 George W. Hartwell
Family: PINACEAE  
Genus: Pinus
Subspecies and Varieties:
Yellow Pine Forest
Wetlands:Occurs in wetlands in another region, but occurs almost always under natural conditions in non wetlands in California [U.S. Fish & Wildlife Service.]
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Name Status:
Accepted by TJM2 + PLANTS + JM93
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Location Suitability

Nursery / seed vendor availability from CNPLX
This plant is available commercially.


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website references on Google

Jepson eFlora

Records from the Consortium of California Herbaria

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International Plants Names Index

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Suggested Citation
Calflora: Information on California plants for education, research and conservation,
with data contributed by public and private institutions and individuals, including the Consortium of California Herbaria.
[web application]. 2015. Berkeley, California: The Calflora Database [a non-profit organization].
Available:   (Accessed: Oct 08, 2015).

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